5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Strict liability
- Separation of powers
- Pattern jury instructions
- Reversible error
- a The division of governmental power among the legislative, executive, and judicial branches.
- b A set of standardized jury instructions.
- c An error made by the trial judge sufficiently serious to warrant reversing the trial court's decision.
- d Liability without a showing of fault.
- e The justified use of force to protect oneself or others.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The modern pretrial procedure by which one party gains information from the adverse party
- A trial ended by the judge because of a major problem, such as a prejudicial statement by one of the attorneys.
- A judgment that reverses the verdict of the jury when the verdict had no reasonable factual support or was contrary to law.
- A notice informing the defendant of the lawsuit and requiring the defendant to respond or risk losing the suit.
- In a complaint, one cause of action.
5 True/False questions
Legal clinic → Examples of legal writing include case briefs, law office memoranda, and documents filed with the court.
Fixed fee → to perform
Leading question → The question that suggests the answer; generally, leading questions may not be asked during direct examination of a witness.
Trial courts → Courts that determine whether lower courts have made errors of law.
American Bar Association (ABA) → A process whereby the prosecutor and the defendant's attorney agree for the defendant to plead guilty in exchange for the prosecutor's promise to charge him or her with a lesser offense, drop some additional charges, or request a lesser sentence.